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British English: /ɪˈvɛnt/
American English: /əˈvɛnt/

Translation of event in French:


  • 1 (incident) a chain of events
    une suite d'événements
    events are moving so fast
    les événements se succèdent tellement vite
    the police were unable to control events
    la police a été incapable de contrôler la situation
    the course of events
    les circonstances
  • 2 (eventuality) in the event of
    en cas de (fire, accident etc)
    in the unlikely event that he (should) fail the exam
    au cas improbable où il raterait son examen
    in that event in either event
    en tout cas
    in the event (British English) (as things turned out) in any event, at all events
  • 3 (occasion)it was quite an event
    c'était un événement
  • 4 (in athletics) field/track event
    épreuve (f) d'athlétisme/de vitesse
    men's/women's event
    épreuve (f) pour hommes/pour femmes
  • 5 (Riding)three-day event
    concours (m) complet d'équitation (se déroulant sur trois jours)


after the event

après la bataille
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